"Uptime - Strategies for Excellence in Maintenance Management" has been a best-seller since 1995. It's 3rd edition includes a number of significant changes from the earlier editions reflecting changes in successful practices, the emerging field of Asset Management and the new imperative that any changes become sustainable. This workshop will provide an overview of the new Uptime "Model of Excellence," introduce the book's new material, explain how it all works and fits within the broader asset management framework.
James is the co-author of the best selling book, “Uptime - Strategies for Excellence in Maintenance Management”, co-founder and President of Conscious Asset. He is a Mechanical Engineer, graduate of the University of Toronto with a 30-plus year career in Maintenance and Asset Management. He worked in a wide variety of industries in hands-on, technical and managerial roles. His consulting career began in 1995 progressing through increasingly senior roles to Director (Associate Partner) in PwC Consulting / IBM, eventually leading his own firm. Today Conscious Asset, now over 11 years old, is widely regarded as a high quality specialist firm ensuring the delivery of value from physical assets. James is known as a thought-leader in the fields of Reliability, Maintenance and Asset Management. He is a registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Management Consultant, a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional and Certified Asset Management Assessor. He is a member of PEMAC, SMRP, IAM and PEO.